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CNBC
Sep 28, 2012 3:00pm EDT
sachs says the current downsizing environment increases the potential for m & a activity. with the clock ticking down to fiscal armageddon, expect defense companies to send out layoffs after the holiday. that's your q-4 channel check for defense. i'm jane wells. >> all right. so let's dig deeper into which defense stocks could feel the biggest impacts if we go off the fiscal cliff. >> joining us is jeremy devaney. do you think we'll see those sequestration cuts in defense next year, $55 billion? >> good afternoon, bill. thanks for having me on. yes, we definitely think the fiscal cliff is coming, especially the sequestration cuts or the budget cuts for the defense department. right now the polarization up on the hill is not allowing for any movement in legislation to resolve that issue. >> all right. so let's talk about sort of breaking this down. first off, when are you expecting the defense companies to alert employees that their jobs will be cut? is that october 1st or november 2nd? what's your end date? >> sure. we're looking at november 2nd right now as the real date. departme
CNBC
Oct 2, 2012 3:00pm EDT
experience that you've had at yahoo! tell me how you see the environment changes and where specifically you would expect growth to happen in technology in the next five years. >> well, i think technology in general -- probably the biggest challenge is not so much the social interactions but everybody's talking so much about data. data is very, very hard to mine correctly. so i think you're going to see a push back towards a lot of enterprise apps that really figure out how it get information to the companies so they can actually be more personalized for the user, but easy to say, a lot to do. >> and really quick, on what you're seeing out there, how tough is europe right now for technology? what are you seeing in terms of the global slow down? >> well, europe continues to baffle us in general in technology. it looks like it's getting softer, not stronger. you know, companies that diversified over the past 20 years do make sure they had good portfolios in all the regions, you know, are taking a hit now with europe. i think it's broad based, so it shouldn't be a knock on any
CNBC
Oct 4, 2012 3:00pm EDT
is, how are they putting their money to work in today's environment? and how are clients allocating capital today? joining me now in a cnbc exclusive are two people at the forefront of those decisions. quinton price and robert kapito, the president of black rock. gentlemen, good to have you on the program. thank you so much for joining us. let me start with quinton, since i don't think you've been with us before. nice to have you on the program. you are the global head of the alpha strategies group. really, a global opportunity for allocating capital. to what do you attribute the rally today? was it the ecb, do you think? was it the election last night? what's going on? the debate, rather. >> europe has been driving the market for months. ever since draghi made his comments, going back two months, we've seen confidence flowing back into equities. we've removed the downside risk for markets. i think that's continued. i think people have got confidence back from last week and we're seeing a number of, you know, good reports of pick up in china and stuff which is all helping to create
CNBC
Sep 27, 2012 3:00pm EDT
the u.s. and sends us into a slower growth environment or even recession. so i think we want to look at both of those possibilities. i would have wanted to see more data on that and see how that's unfolding before we took action. >> i'm really glad you brought up the fiscal deal. we've been talking about this so much on this program, this fiscal cliff. many economists expecting we'll dip back into a recession in 2013 buecause we'll go over the fiscal cliff. obviously no deal before the election. it's a 2013 affair. is that where you stand with the economy, dip back into a recession given where we are with this fiscal cliff? >> well, the cbo's estimates seem to suggest that. if it was just a no deal all around, gdp would decline in the first part of next year. i continue to think that despite all the brinksmanship, there will eventually be some kind of deal. obviously it won't be what everybody wants. it will have to be some kind of compromise. it might be hard to see it right now. but i think there will be some kind of deal. what's bad for the u.s. economy is that our political
CNBC
Sep 26, 2012 3:00pm EDT
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CNBC
Oct 3, 2012 3:00pm EDT
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CNBC
Oct 1, 2012 3:00pm EDT
of those companies that has been able to thrive in all sorts of economic environments. very tough to do in an inno investigation, economy, bill, and where technology moves so fast. as so many of us are witnessing with oracle and its innovation. we have 35 minutes before "the closing bell" sounds. market is higher but well off the highs of the day. >>> hasn't just been stocks making high today. gold hit a nearly one-year high earlier this session, despite beginning what is historically the worst month for the precious metal. will this october buck that trend? we'll look at that coming up. >>> then later on, congress may be on break, yet again, but at least somebody is working on our debt problem. and they claim their solution cuts more than hitting the fiscal cliff would. would be a lot less painful. how's that possible? they're here to explain. stay with us on this. back in a moment. [ male announcer ] the 2013 smart comes with 8 airbags, a crash management system and the world's only tridion safety cell which can withstand over three and a half tons. small in size. big on safety. go
CNBC
Sep 26, 2012 4:00pm EDT
opportunity. >> everybody's looking for yield in an environment where we can't find any. rick, what are you seeing there today? >> you had a great point. everybody's looking for yields, so everybody needs to take more risk. that's the plan. the problem is, when you take more risk to get more reward, you have more risk. you know, take the word austerity and throw it out. use the word reform. one guest just said central bankers are doing all the heavy lifting. because the heavy lifting for them is easy. print, print, print, print. the real hard part is the reform the politicians need to get these economies vibrant. it's not going to be easy. that's why it looks like it's gridlock. it looks like it's fighting. in the end, it's because there isn't one easy magic wand solution. >> sure, sure. you could call it reform, michelle. you could call it austerity. you can call it cup cakes. i don't know what you want to call t but it hurts. >> the difference matters, right? here's what we found in greece. they don't want to do reforms. they don't want to break the companies in control. it's easier, beli
FOX Business
Oct 1, 2012 3:00pm EDT
productivity. ashley: charles, bringing you back in. i want to know what you like in this environment? what's your picks? >> i just want to respond to the previous guest. ashley: go ahead. >> all that's in the stock market are shares of stocks and money. the market goes up because companies didn't want zero return on their balance sheet cash so they bought shares back. unfortunately, that stopped in september. september was the first month in the $20 billion more share sales than buying. insiders are now -- for the last two months, sold 1 # 1 times the amount of shares bought. the sell by ratio is 11-to-1. the engyps that run market up shrink the float. companies grow the float, insiders selling, and, you know, yes, the fed is easing indefinitely. that means there's no more fed easing to anticipate. without anticipation, why is anybody -- you know, i don't see how the market rallies here. i could be wrong, but that's what i think. ashley: dan? >> the universe shrinks in two ways, share repurchases and companies buys other companies. 3m bought another, and when the deal is completed be
FOX Business
Sep 27, 2012 3:00pm EDT
using their cards a little more. and paying it off. that is the environment we are in. nolast but not least, may deal with paypal, so that will add to their future transactions. for today a great day. ashley: ashley:.i. talking to john mccain about the biggest headwind facing the usa today. liz: can you imagine voting for this interview. wait until you listen come back here what he had to say. not just how we get rid of tax abductions, but all of them except two. but also which industries are mature enough that we should rip the rug out from underneath them and stop giving him all kinds of tax breaks. speaking very candidly with me. i first asked about different kinds of government strategies where government works best with this, here' here is what senator mccain had to say. >> you're picking winners and losers, and obvious in the case of solyndra and many others, we have picked losers. but there are so many technologies that have been developed is gps, the internet, but that is a research and development area handed over from the private sector. that is where the debate takes place.
FOX Business
Oct 2, 2012 3:00pm EDT
a long and he says short this stock. he does not feel the competitive environment -- it is down 4% but also down 6% year to date. tough time when david einhorn piles itown by it is coming back. david asman down 36 points. dave: david einhorn was shorting one stock but also long enough. when david einhorn speaks people listen. cheryl: when nicole petallides speaks we listen. the new york stock exchange giving up early-morning games. nicole: at talk to some traders talking about the fact we have been in a narrow range and the choppy market and that is the day today coming close to the unchanged line. dave: apple is in the green. earlier it was in the red and had the $650 mark and was $700. people saw 650 and it won't be this low for long. nicole: people see that as a buying point. people like to bion that and go into that category and they go into that category. cheryl: chipotle diving today but made some bearish comments on the other side and as i mentioned general motors and warren buffett got in a little while ago. nicole: you don't fight einhorn. going against that particular da
FOX Business
Oct 4, 2012 3:00pm EDT
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CNBC
Oct 3, 2012 4:00pm EDT
environment. mandy, great point. china's deceleration is very important. it's very real. you're seeing that in commodity complex. i think that revenue line is going to be very, very important. that's probably going to come in soft. >> all right. we'll leave it there. thanks, everybody. appreciate your time tonight. we'll keep watching this market and the fundamentals around it. we look now where the big money is eyeing and whether or not foreign money is coming into the u.s. we have henry m henry mcveigh w. tell me what you're hearing. >> the clients with the long-term focus are the ones we traditionally work with. we see opportunities. we have a very big presence in asia. i was just over in hong kong and india. we're finding things to do on the consumer side. i would tell you, i do think the chinese economy in particular, the export economy, is structurally broken. i think that's a big change. i've been going to china since 1995. i think there's a fundamental shift in what's going on. we saw that in the caterpillar numbers. you saw that in the federal express numbers. some people thin
CNBC
Sep 27, 2012 4:00pm EDT
this environment. how do you do it when we see the fundamentals are not keeping up with some of this market performance? >> it's a real challenge. the private client was tremendously traumatized by the financial crisis and spooked by technology glitches and continuing scandals in the marketplace. they still don't trust that if they put their money in stocks, bonds, mutual funds, it's going to grow in value over time. we've been encouraging them in as many ways as we can to move out of cash, move out of bonds, which they perceive as safe but have their own risks, into at least a benchmark waiting in equities. the problem is all through this year you've had overhanging uncertainty in the marketplace. first, u.s. economic growth, china, european sovereign debt crisis. those have been replaced right now by, as you've mentioned, fiscal cliff and debt ceiling negotiations. the investor is confused about where to go, but those investors who stayed in cash missed this rally that we've had this year. they shouldn't make that mistake again. >> are you saying don't stay in cash? you want to get
CNBC
Sep 28, 2012 4:00pm EDT
environments, the uncertainty we've seen, the election is coming. we did well for the third quarter. >> all right. sure did. thank you so much, jackie. don't even think about touching that remote. we have a lot more ahead on this friday edition of the "closing bell." >>> mortgage rates hit rock bottom again, so why aren't home sales blowing through the roof? housing in the spotlight up next. >>> and later, she's actually not crazy. the subsidized program for the poor has mushroomed since 2008 due to possible abuse. we'll talk to congressman tim griffin who's proposing a bill to reign it in. >>> plus, what happens in france stays in san francisco? maria speaks with a mitt romney supporter and hp ceo carly fiorina. when you take a closer look... ...at the best schools in the world... ...you see they all have something very interesting in common. they have teachers... ...you see they all have h a deeper knowledgeresting in of their subjects. as a result, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspi
FOX Business
Oct 3, 2012 3:00pm EDT
working on renewables and it felt right to apply it to the environment which contributes 40% of emissions. ashley: how has it gone since early days? >> it has been a great lesson to join a startup company. we have gone the successful fund-raisers and to do it in a tough economic environment helped prove we need to be resilience and continually get the cost down and get buildings up faster and drive up that as that. is exciting to see large health-care companies and others adopting it. ashley: what is the average cost of the buildings? >> hard to say. education costs different from medical facilities but the key thing is right now the traditional construction project only 20% of what gets put into the final building price point why is material. 40% is a risk and overhead. we want to reverse that equation. we are more like boeing. quality manufacturing and the attitude is if bowling can assemble a 737 in a matter of days why does it take 24 months to get health care clinic? ashley: how these structures come? i they and flat pack can you put it together? >> precisely. they're so im
CNBC
Oct 2, 2012 4:00pm EDT
straight to the markets and talk about investing in this environment. gentlemen, good see you. thank you so much for joining us. dan, let me kick this off with you. what do you think happened at end of the day today? seems this market has been trading on some worries last several sessions. yet, we did see some optimism at end of the day. >> absolutely. it's a case of perhaps, you know, still do not fight the fed. what we were watching specifically was apple. you mentioned it. we were looking for support on the stock at around 650. wouldn't you know it, it hit their intraday lows. they don't want to see that stock drop. the interesting thing with that is, you know, apple is a bell weather that's really driving the nasdaq 100, driving a lot of these larger cap benchmarks we follow. if you keep that buoyed, you're going to keep the markets buoyed going forward. >> that's a really good point. i guess, david, for those fund managers who have not owned apple, they're going to be playing catch up fourth quarter so their fund looks better by year end, right? >> it's possible. you have a lot
FOX Business
Sep 26, 2012 3:00pm EDT
environment, what is another point you want to make? i have been following them for years. >> there of 15% so they have done well. they are benefiting from lower interest rates to a 220 year low. credit spreads are tightening too so cost of money coming down but more importantly commercial real estates are very strong. very little construction activity in the 2012 period. where we are today is demand greater than supply so rent is going up for many property types in many parts of the country. the average yield is 3.3% so investors are looking for a little in come. cheryl: you talk about the fact that people are moving into apartments and things like that because you have hotel and health care and old folks and the apartment buildings. looking at your top holdings, simon property. biggest name in the business. >> a large holding in the index and a fund. stocks have done well this year. and they do have discretionary money to spend and nordstrom or what have you but they participated in the economy of the last year or two so they have been benefiting and they have been financing and issu
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